Course Detail
Units:
3.0
Course Components:
Seminar
Enrollment Information
Enrollment Requirement:
Prerequisites: B- or better in (WRTG2010/WRTG2011/HONOR2211/EAS1060/WR2) OR score of 4 or better in (AP Lit OR AP Lang) OR CLEP English OR IB English OR complete an (Interstate Passport OR Assoc. Deg. OR Bachelors Deg.) AND Member of Bus. Scholars Program
Requirement Designation:
Upper Division Communication/Writing
Course Attribute:
Hybrid Classes
Description
This course is an advanced communication course focused on public speaking and writing in a business context. Students will blend communication theory with intensive skill building as a way to improve their ability to manage their careers and communicate successfully in the business world. This course is comprised of three main section: advanced public speaking, managerial writing, and career strategies. Students will master the following: (1) traditional correspondence: memo, letter, and proposal writing; (2) electronic correspondence: emails, blogging, text messaging, and instant messaging; (career strategies: resume and cover letter writing; and (4) networking skills including the value proposition and elevator speeches. This class is reserved for Business Scholars and is part of the Business Scholars' 4-year program.